Memories of Bracknell
I had a Saturday job at the top end of this picture at a hardware shop Miller Morris and Brooker. Across from them was toy shop and a mens fashion shop. I think next door to MMB was a cafe.
I remember Ann Andrew's dress shop.
Kiddies Corner was great but my favourite treat was a trip to 'The Imp' coffee bar - coloured light panels in the ceiling and an Expresso machine making all the noises ! My mum worked at the Co-op and on Saturdays I would spend a lot of time there - I knew most of the staff and can now safely reveal I think that the jolly Santa in ...Read full memory
One of the old houses - 'Gainsborough' was used as a doctors surgery in early 60's . the name lives on today with the Gainsborough doctors practice in Whitegrove Copse! Down a short lane off Church Road ( over the left shoulder of the photographer) was a very dusty Scout/ Cubs hut used by 1st Bracknell - I used to come home ...Read full memory